Attendees who purchase any of the various VIP Packages, will receive the base set of six cards featuring Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, John Wall and Blake Griffin. These first four cards will be inserted into VIP gift packages, along with a special coupon directing the VIPs to the Panini Corporate Booth (#826) to obtain an additional two cards "mystery cards". The coupon may be brought to the Panini booth and exchanged for the two additional cards, available for collectors throughout the week.
Super VIPs receive a separate 6-card set featuring some of the top 2011 NFL Rookies from this year's rookie class. Cam Newton, the first pick in the NFL Draft will be joined by fellow rookies Mark Ingram, A.J. Green, Blaine Gabbert and Jake Locker.
The sixth card in the set will be the first trading card produced of former Ohio State quarterback, Terrelle Pryor, who left school recently as the subject of an NCAA investigation into improper benefits.
Those who purchase any of the VIP packages must bring the coupons to the Panini corporate booth during the week of the National to receive the sets.
VIP Admission Packages and General Admission Tickets are available now on the National web site by clicking here.
The National Sports Collectors Convention is set for August 3-7 at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.